Wilmington police arrest two men accused of robbing a family and a couple

Updated: Mar. 16, 2019 at 2:36 PM EDT
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WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - Two men were arrested after witnesses told police they robbed a family and a couple on Friday night in Wilmington.

The Wilmington Police Department charged Glenn Harry Bowen, 28, and Robert James Sansbury, 27, with armed robbery, breaking and entering, and assault, according to a news release.

“Witnesses say the men robbed a homeless family at the AmeriStay Inn on Market Street and then robbed a couple in the parking lot of the Golden Corral on New Centre Drive just before 7 p.m. (Friday),” according to the Wilmington Police Department.

The AmeriStay Inn and the Golden Corral are less than a mile from each other.

One of the victims was cut on the hand during the confrontation at the Golden Corral, the news release said.

After getting a description of the suspect, police found them at an apartment complex off Emory Street and arrested them.

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